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Jan 6, 2013 8:00am PST
much for your thoughts today. appreciate your time. >> a big election coming up in israel, what it means for them and for us, straight ahead. i gave birth to my daughter on may 18th, five days later, i had a massive heart attack. bayer aspirin was the first thing the emts gave me. now, i'm on a bayer aspirin regimen. [ male announcer ] be sure to talk to your doctor before you begin an aspirin regimen. [ woman ] learn from my story. before you begin an aspirin regimen. we replaced people with a machine.r, what? customers didn't like it. so why do banks do it? hello? hello?! if your bank doesn't let you talk to a real person 24/7, you need an ally. hello? ally bank. your money needs an ally. >> israel will hold crucial elections january 22. benjamin netanyahu facing perhaps the political fight of his life. itali bennett is a rise -- nast ali bennett is a rising force. and the conflict with the palestinians, with no sign of ending. what is the impact of the election on those of us here in the united states. we have the deputy speaker of the israeli knesset and a member of the liku
Jan 13, 2013 7:00am PST
had to do with this line, the jewish lobby. as opposed to say the pro-israel lobby which is a very diverse collection of organizations. some of them with very different motives. what got me really wasn't so much the adjective, although i found the adjective odd, it was the verb, intimidates. chuck hagel for 12 years was a senator from the state of nebraska. there are about 6,100 jews in the state of nebraska. i can imagine many lobbies that intimidated hagel when he was in the senate. the ethanol lobby, for example, the farm lobby, various other kinds of lobbies. the nra, the pro-life lobby and so on. it's hard to see how he levels a charge that this lobby intimidates people. now, are there pro-israel groups that are lobbying on behalf of israel? absolutely. are there dozens, if not hundreds of lobbies in washington operating in the same way all the time. so, this peculiar charge that this intimidates senators was something i found very disturbing and, obviously, not alone in this view. >> but you have writing in the "times" essentially about your column. it is bullying and name ca
Jan 6, 2013 6:00am PST
sanctions on iran, a country dedicated to israel's extinction. instead he favored direct negotiations, viewpoints not at odds with but to the left of president obama. hagel also supported negotiations with hamas, a u.s.-designated terrorist group, and he said a lot of things criticized as insufficiently supportive of israel, a longtime and strong u.s. ally. in his 2008 book "the much too promised land," middle east analyst aaron david miller quoted hagel saying the jewish lobby intimidates a lot of people up here, but i'm a united states senator. i'm not an israeli senator. hagel supported the pentagon's old don't ask, don't tell policy governing gays in the military, and in 1998 said of president clinton's openly gay nominee to be ambassador of luxembourg, quote, i think it is an inhibiting factor to be gay -- openly air, gressively gay like mr. hormel -- to do an effective job. last month more than 14 years later hagel apologized for those comments. mr. hormel said he was skeptical. if mr. hagel is nominated set your tivo for the hearings. senator lindsey graham is here next on hage
FOX News
Jan 7, 2013 3:00am PST
was in the senate, about israel. in a 2006 interview with former middle east convoy david miller, hagel said the following: >> i'm a united states senator. i'm a united states senator. [inaudible] >> hagel favored direct talks with iran and is one of two senators to vote against sanctioning iran. members of the senate armed services committee are questioning the president's choice. >> hagel, if confirmed to be secretary of defense, would be the most antagonistic secretary of defense toward the state of israel in our nation's history. not only has he said you should directly negotiate with iran, sanctions won't work, that israel must negotiate with hamas, an organization, terrorist group that lobbed thousands of rockets into israel. >> his defenders point to his two purple hearts in vietnam. >> hagel is a tremendous patriot and statesman, served incredibly in vietnam, served this country as a united states senator. he hasn't had a chance to speak for himself. why all the prejudging, i don't know. >> the senate officially rejected nine cabinet nominations since 1834. the last cabinet nominee r
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Jan 13, 2013 1:00pm PST
to answer questions about past comments he made about israel and gays. and john brennan picked to lead the c.i.a. will have to answer questions to link to enhanced interrogation techniques during the bush administration. jeff sessions and others coming out against jack lew for treasury-secretary. sessions says he believes lew 2010 budget testimony before congress was, quote, the most colossal misrepresentation in history. listen. >> i just had one vote on it. i do think the senate needs to push back against this idea that people can come before our committee and say anything they want to inaccurately and two years later want to be promoted to a higher office in our country really in the world. the secretary of treasury and we shouldn't treat that lightly. he needs to be held to account in my opinion. >> arthel: in order to get these nominees appointed, will president obama l have on to expend a lot of capital? former outreach director for john mckay and christy is director of new heights communications. good to see both of you. christy, i'm going to start with you today. should the senate ch
Jan 28, 2013 3:00am PST
and neighbors like israel that are going to be profoundly affected by it. and so it's true sometimes that we don't just shoot from the hip. >> so richard haass, is this payback for, let's say, bill clinton doing such a great job for the obama campaign? >> we're speculating. >> people are still going back and saying the most important speech of that campaign was the one given by bill clinton, without question. that was the turning point for the -- i mean, i say turning point, those guys were pounding republicans who they were targeting from the very beginning, but that was really when america just, i think, turned. bill clinton captured the moment and defended the presidency. >> well, it's clear that bill clinton's support for the president helped his re-election both at the convention and beyond the convention. you're asking me to speculate on something i simply don't know anything about. >> well, that's what we do here. >> sorry. >> how long you been coming here? >> secretary of state leaving office, the president does a joint interview? >> i've never seen it before. the secretary of speech is
Jan 9, 2013 7:00am PST
of washington's most powerful special interest groups. pro-gun and pro-israel lobbies. dominating chuck hagel point to a president unafraid of going head to head with two powerful lobbying groups that have long wheeleded strong influence in washington. i'm joined by national journal political correspondent beth rinehart who writes about the president's busting second term. >> thanks for having me. >> the president is relishing his approval numbers and the fact that he didn't have to run again. he actually talked about the second term on "meet the press." i want to play that. >> one of the nice things about never having another election again. i will never campaign again. is you know, i think you can rest assured that all i care about is making sure i leave behind an america that is stronger, more prosperous, more stable and secure than when i first came into office. >> the first thing, rahm emanuel when chief of staff, had this policy, you don't take on a fight that you don't have a realistic chance of winning. is this a change? >> that is a change. i mean, the president obama we've seen over
FOX News
Jan 16, 2013 8:00am PST
as i think most observers believe, israel has a very difficult decision in the next six to nine months whether they will use military force against the iran nuclear weapon. you can count on the obama administration not using it to the spotlight will be on netanyahu. jenna: ironic you brought up prime minister netanyahu because as we were examining this question what is different this year than last. the prime minister made interesting comments from the u.n. a month ago how different 2013 may be not only for israel and iran but for the rest of the world. let's take a listen to that. >> iran has completed the first stage. took them many years but they completed it and they are 70% of the way there. now they are well into the second stage. and, by next spring, at most, by next summer, at current enrichment rates they will have fin eshed the medium enrichment and move onto the final stage. from there it is only a few months, possibly a few weeks before they get enough enriched-uranium for the first bomb. jenna: based on that timeline, this summer come up in 2013, ambassador. do you see the
Jan 6, 2013 11:00pm EST
with some statements he's made about israel leading some people to question whether he would be loyal to the nation. >> chuck hagel is a tremendous patriot and statesman, served incredibly in vietnam, served in country as a u.s. states senator. he hasn't had a chance to speak for himself and so why all the prejudging, i don't know. >> congress will not be in session when the nomination is made tomorrow. >>> the edge on d.c. now where a man's body was found in the narrow creek in the 8100 block of beach drive near portal street drive northwest. at this point investigators do not believe there was foul play. the metropolitan mitt and u.s. park police are investigating -- police department and u.s. park police are investigating. >>> in d.c. police investigating three separate shootings tonight, the first one early this morning at 1900 block many street in northeast. 1 person was shot -- block m street in northeast. one person was shot while sitting on their couch and the other shooting on the 3900 block of pennsylvania avenue in southeast, two people shot in a house party, no word on the
Jan 10, 2013 3:00am PST
on israel iran and lgbt issues and he could face a long confirmation process. but the changing of the guard is already underway. current defense secretary leon panetta has authorized a military and civilian transition team to support hagel and brief him on operations, budget and administration policies. haigle will also need to prep a list of policy answers for the senate armed services committee. when panetta went through the process, his answers filled nearly 80 pages. today a federal appeals court will consider releasing photos of osama bin laden after his death. the conservative group judicial watch wants the government to release 52 images following the killing of bin laden in may of 2011. the government argues the photos should be kept secret in the interest of national security. saying the release could incite violence against americans. >> americans are losing tens of billions of dollars at the hands of china. the united states has opened up cases against dozens of china-based companies after allegations of fraud and financial irregularities. but the chinese government is refusing t
FOX News
Jan 3, 2013 10:00am PST
war. and concerns for neighboring israel. the israelis are out on the syrian border trying to build up a big border fence where we find leland vittert live in the golan heights. >> anything separating israel from syria, a couple of strands of barbed wire, from where we are, we could see and we could hear the civil war in syria rage on. hard core jihadist and al-qaeda sympathizer account for many of the syrian rebel fighters and takeover of army bases are netting them more and more sophisticated weapons. from the once quiet israel-syrian border, israeli army officers now watch the civil war rage on below. the area near the border is a no-man's land explains a lt. colonel, all kinds of organizations can enter. this is the old rusted syrian border fence and they're working to try to reinforce this area. to get is sense what they're doing, the ground is muddy and this is the tank trap they put in, a concrete wall going deep down underground to reinforce and prevent any vehicles from crashing through it and they're of course worried about people and that's where this comes in, it's a lot bi
FOX News
Jan 24, 2013 3:00am PST
theoretically against israel or to help iran in some kind of action against israel. >> we're going to give lethal weapons to someone who believes that the people in israel are descendants of apes and pigs. >>brian: these f-16's aren't knockoffs. they are the cutting edge f-16's that our own pilots use full of everything that we would get here in the u.s. >>steve: that particular jet was just taking off from fort worth yesterday bound for egypt. keep in mind the billions of dollars that we give egypt in foreign aid each year, we wind up essentially accounting for 80% of their weapons procurement cost. 80% of the stuff in their arsenal, you're welcome. thank you, united states. >>brian: they are given. they are not sold. >>alisyn: some people said since morsi made questionable statements about president obama, about israel, it is time for us to stop some of that aid, particularly not sending them weapons. >>steve: we've got a busy morning to talk about all those things and so much more including a new report shows union membership hitting an all-time low. is that because they're pwrupgt our
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Jan 8, 2013 6:00pm PST
for israel released this ad. watch this. >> secretary of defense chuck hagel, president obama says he supports sanctions on iran. hagel voted against them. hagel voted against labeling iran's revolutionary guard a terrorist group. while president obama says all options are on the table for preventing a nuclear iran, president obama, for secretary of defense, chuck hagel is not a responsible option. >> sean: joining me now, a rising star in the republican party mo has already come out and voiced opposition to hagel's nomination. texas senator in the studio ted cruz, on your big victory. >> thank you, good to be here. >> sean: it's great to have you. what about his inability to name terrorist groups for what they are? >> it's really remarkable. you know, that ad, i think, highlighted a number of the aspects of senator hagel's record that are most troubling. you take, for example, a vote on designating the iranian revolutionary guard as a terrorist group. at the time the revolutionary guard was sending explosive projectile into iraq and used to kill service members. that's the definition
Jan 11, 2013 8:00am PST
in the military, we would have laid down our lives for the defense of israel. i went to the middle east with senator hagel and heard him talk about having the strength of having america defend israel. my take on end of the day, senator schumer critically will probably do what he did once for america, defend that that is best for national security interests. i think he's going to be key and you'll see in these hearings that chuck hagel, former enlisted man for vietnam will get this nomination because of what he will do for america's security. >> based on what admiral sestak just said, politico is reporting saying if schumer would oppose hagel it would amount to a fatal blow to his candidacy since a number of pro-israel democrats could very well be influenced by the number three democrat's position. there is enough people trying to give hm a heisman so to speak, to his nomination, knowing that he's a republican and there are defense cuts that need to come and republicans don't like that idea. >> to go back to senator schumer for a min u it's important to rise, his constituency got hit wit
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Jan 3, 2013 1:00pm PST
hear the israeli government is telling model would look like take a hike. models in israel new need to look more like this. i am kind of thinking which i prefer. should women be a fan of this ban? a therapist says absolutely. what do you think of this? >>guest: i think this is an exlength -- excellent law. young girls have body image issues and eating disorders. we do have to regulate the industry, the advertising industry. >>neil: in israel, they are taking it a step further saying you cannot show it or be in the industry with that kind of look because it is unnaturally and unhealthy. but where is the line teen not allowing it on the left and allow it on the right. five pounds? what? >>guest: what i love about this law it is only the super skinny models that are banned from advertisement with body mass index of 18.5 or lower are not allowed so if you are 5' 8" that is 120 pounds. the other thing i love, a law says they, if they photo shop, or higher a bigger model, and make her smaller they have to print that in the ad. >>neil: a lot of model i-have interviewed for researc
FOX News
Jan 5, 2013 10:00am PST
concerns about his position that he's stated on israel, and some of the statements he's made in the past, as well as his positions on iran and i think that those are issues that have been addressed if he is nominated and comes before the senate armed services committee. i plan to vigorously question him on prior statements and those positions in particular. >> supporters say hagel's infantry service in vietnam where he was awarded two purple hearts, among other decorations makes him superbly qualified to be defense secretary. a group of elders wrote to president obama to throw support behind hagel and enjoy the backing of one individual whose opinion at this junctures matters most. >> i've served with chuck hagel, i know him. he's a patriot, somebody who's done extraordinary work both in the united states senate, somebody who served this country with valor in vietnam. and somebody who is currently serving on my intelligence advisory board, doing an outstanding job. >> reporter: for the record, the white house said late yesterday, no decision had been made, rick and jamie. >> james rosen
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Jan 15, 2013 10:00am PST
confirming moments ago, donald trump has taken the unusual move of stepping into the israel politics and endorsing the israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu. apparently asked to endorse him by an israeli agency. and trump released an endorsement video. take a look. >> my name is donald trump and i'm a big fan of israel. and frankly, a strong prime minister is a strong israel. and you truly have a great prime minister in benjamin netanyahu, there's nobody like him. he's a winner. he's highly respected. he's highly thought of by all. and people really do have great, great respect for what's happened in israel. so, vote for benjamin, terrific guy, terrific leader, great for israel. >> megyn: i love trump because he divides everybody into winners and losers. remember when he had the feud with rosie, rosie is a loser, been a loser for a long time. as if you could quantify it. not loser, loser. anyway, he says netanyahu is a winner and he'd like to see him continue winning and israel's election takes place january 22nd and prime minister netanyahu is expected to be reelected. next, a l
Jan 28, 2013 4:00am PST
drama at the oscars. >> we'll talk to steve israel, thomas mack mccarty and star of the "walking dead" will be joining us. monday, january 28th." starting point" begins right now. >>> welcome, everybody. we begin with a developing story this morning. the funerals under way for some of those killed in the horrific fire that took place at a brazilian nightclub. half of the victims, 231 of them, were students, all from the same university, celebrating their last weekend of summer break. called the kiss nightclub, located in santa maria. recovery workers are hearing the sounds of ring tones as those looking for loved ones are hoping they will pick up the cell phones. shasta darlington live with the latest for us. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, soledad. that's right. right now, over at the cemetery, the funerals have started. and i'm right here in the center of town, a few steps from the nightclub, kiss where this tragedy happened yesterday morning. very early, of course. right now, the investigators are inside. looking for more clues about what caused this fire. there has been a
Jan 31, 2013 7:00am PST
, israel's military on high alert, after launching an air strike in syria. targeting surface to air missiles that were apparently being sent on trucks to the military group hezbollah in lebanon. the attack appears to confirm fears that the chaotic civil war has left that country's supply of sophisticated weapons vulnerable. russia called israel's attack unacceptable. >>> and defense secretary nominee chuck hagel sure to face tough questions during his first day of confirmation in the senate. he is not specifically pro-israel and wouldn't be tough enough on iran. >>> and a developing story in arizona. a man wanted for opening fire inside a phoenix office building, killing a ceo in the process, is on the run at this hour. police say 70-year-old arthur harmon shot the top executive of a call center agency that he was suing. two others were wounded. harmon fled in a white rental car. police say he is armed and dangerous. >>> and this morning, walmart has announced it will begin limiting sales of ammunition to three boxes per day per customer. new worries about gun control laws have led
Jan 7, 2013 7:00am PST
controversial comments on israel incensed many when he said lawmakers on capitol hill were intimidated by what he called the jewish lobby. >> if con foirmd be secretary of defense would be the most antagonistic secretary of defense toward israel in our nation's history. >> reporter: they say hagel is a friend of israel. but hagel's confirmation, george, as you know, is not guaranteed. >> not at all. john brennan, replacing david petraeus, he's been the president's closest adviser on counterterrorism. at the heart of that hunt for osama bin laden. also, likely to face questions about the president's drone warfare program. >> reporter: exactly those kinds of questions and some enhanced interrogation questions. he's very close to the president. he was right there next to obama when osama bin laden was killed. he, of course, replaces david petraeus, because he resigned in the wake of the sex scandal. >> okay, martha raddatz, thank you so much. >>> and, george, now to what is the earliest and most intense flu outbreak in a decade. as we told you, 41 states reporting cases. 18 children have died. an
Jan 6, 2013 5:00am PST
supportive of israel. he had objected to sanctions against iran and instead wanted direct negotiations. he made some remarks seen as anti-gay. he's since apologized, but he made them like eight, nine, ten years ago and apologized a couple weeks ago so there's questions there. a lot out there. when you're a senator, you say a lot of stuff and cast a lot of votes and it's mostly republicans. this is something that on paper looks like here's a bipartisan thing. i'm going to put a republican in the defense department which is a democratic president's favorite place to put a republican, and it's the republicans objecting, but on hagel's support for israel there's also some democrats who say i have a lot of tough questions. again, whether tough questions --ful president makes this nomination, whether tough questions turn into you know a resistance path i don't think we'll know but they will be really interesting hearings. >> they certainly will be. we spoke with congressman engel yesterday, and he also weighed in on that as well. let's talk about since you mentioned the republicans, are they wil
Jan 6, 2013 6:30pm EST
of captivity to israel where it was kind of a rip van winkle drama. it dealt with substantially the idea of what is the price of a returning soldier who has been in captivity and something that was specific to that country and to that culture. and when it came our way, alex and i who is my writing partner on it and he runs the show, knew that was going to be a -- it was not something that would be relevant in the way it was presented in his original it ration. >> it's a very culturally resonant story in israel and everyone has a personal connection to the idea of p.o.w.'s and people missing. here guys knew it would be an anomaly if we found a soldier suddenly alive in afghanistan or iraq. so i think it was the anomalous nature of it that led them to this story. >> what was amazing to us and what was relevant is the idea that nowhere on american television had a returning soldier returning from war been portrayed. and obviously in very circumstances in the case of our character, but that was something that really interested us but it felt like a good way to dramatize a lot of the question
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Jan 10, 2013 4:00pm PST
there will be in afghanistan after 2014 will be quite small, shepard. >> jenks then there is israel. the israeli defense minister in town in washington and talking about concerns of serious chemical weapons amid that civil war. >> it's interesting, the last time that ehud barak the defense minister was in town in washington at the end the of last year. we started hearing reports that there was new intelligence suggesting that sara ran gas had been mixed and maybe even loaded into weapons inside syria. just two days ago we heard the "new york times" report that that intelligence came from israel. yesterday israeli defense minister ehud barak was back at the pentagon where there is great concern about syria's chemical weapon sites. >> that is a discussion that we are happening. not only with the israelis but with other countries in the region. to try to look at what steps need to be taken in order to make sure that these sites are secured and that they don't wind up in the wrong hands. >> the act a of preventing the use of chemical weapons would be almost unachievable, jennifer, you would have to have suc
Jan 14, 2013 8:00am PST
fighters. israel has cracked down on the latest non-violent effort by palestinian activists to stop the ongoing expansion of jewish only settlements in the occupied west bank. on sunday, israeli troops raided a tent encampment dubbed bab al- shams. the e1 construction had largely been put on hold. is resumed work there last month in response to the u.n. vote recognizing palestine as a nonmember observer state. the activists behind bab al- shams pitched around 20 tents at the site on friday in a bid to oppose the lead a settlement growth. the palestinian legislator said palestinians are protecting the land they're entitled to for future independent palestinian state. >> it is palestinian land. we are here legally. this is nonviolent resistance. we are encountering the illegal settlements of the israelis by building on our own land. >> the inhabitant's remained there until early sunday morning when around 500 israeli forces raided the encampment and detained several people. organizers say at least six people were wounded in the crackdown. in a statement, the palestinian popular strugg
Jan 27, 2013 11:30am PST
, colorado, uk or israel or russia is what we're looking for. >> just to put this in some perspective for you. that company, cisco, has nearly $40 billion parked overseas, not here in the u.s. and chambers is pretty clear telling me he's not going to be investing a lot of that money in the united states unless policy changes here. so, two very different arguments but the same goal and the same conversation here all week. job creation. and i think the consensus here is that people really want clarity from washington on taxes and on spending. they want to see a long term deal. miguel? >> thank you, poppy harlow. 40 billion bucks, a lot. >>> if you're still on a high from the golden globes, brace yourself. hollywood is set for another round of it. the 19th annual screen actor guild awards are tonight honoring the best actors and actresses in tv and film. nischelle turner has more. >> reporter: in the hollywood honors where oscar's granddaddy, you might call the sag awards a sassy teenager. >> the 19th annual screen actor guild awards. >> it's a big deal. film and tv mixing together. the recognit
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Dec 31, 2012 8:00pm EST
don't give a darn, you can have it. >> here is your ball. neil: here is something that israel is the economy. it's a very bad, that business that pawnshops -- well, he says everyone is coming in lately and even richfolks. that's what our next guest says. >> she left calmly, because she hano option. when we can't take your pond item, we can help you. it started with her in it resonated on to me. we don't want to be disrespectful. when you disrespect us, we act accordingly. neil: you act a little scare away. what is going on here? you know, we are hearing so much about wedding rings and engagement rings and everything. we have seen an uptick in people that make a lot of money what average folks are telling you, showing you, palming onto you, tell us about the economy. >> we have merchandise which is up online, with the other one is for redeeming merchandise. the economy is good. our sales floor is busier. our palm lines are longer and we are taking in a lot more merchandise. right now it's getting a little bit better. people are working desperately to get to work. people just ne
Jan 14, 2013 4:00am PST
under fire for his remarks about iran and israel in the past. he'll sit down with leading democrat chuck schumer of new york, among others, starting today. hagel got a resounding endorsement yesterday from former secretary of state colin powell. >>> we learned overnight that u.s. forces played a role in a failed rescue attempt in somalia last week. u.s. air ships did enter restricted air space briefly but did not use weapon. the hostage was apparently killed in the raid. >>> beijing is shrouded in a toxic fog this morning. as air pollution continues to soar off the charts. schools have canceled outdoor activities. hospitals are getting flooded with patients with breathing problems. children and the elderly are being warned to stay indoors. the smog being blamed on rapid economic growth and a surge in car ownership. >>> and here at home, a scary situation for hundreds of patients treated at a veterans administration hospital in upstate new york. people may have been exposed to hiv or two types of hepatitis. it is linked to an accidental reuse of insulin pens. >>> and now to worries about
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Jan 9, 2013 3:00am PST
. he says sections wouldn't talk. he says it is a good idea for israel to talk directly with hamas. hezbollah is an organization we should be engaged with. he went against the surge, was with president obama. this is one last time to say the bush administration and the bush policies were going the exact opposite way. senator ted cruz, one of the up and coming stars on hannity last n.i.h. >> he was reelected and at this point he thinks he can do nothing wrong. he went through the fiscal cliff, got exactly what he wanted in the fiscal cliff. take the hagel nomination, for example. they floated this trial balloon for several weeks, and you saw a number of republicans come out against it. you saw crickets chirping amongst democratic senators. typically one floats a trial balloon. it was clear there was strong opposition to chuck hagel and president obama decided he didn't care. he was going to force it through and pick this fight because i think politically he thinks he can pick any fight he wants. >>gretchen: that is my point. there is no such thing in my mind as political capital any
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Jan 25, 2013 3:00am PST
ally even though it is egypt and egypt and israel have always had a tenuous relationship. now the guy in charge in egypt is this morsi character. he's the president. he used to head up muslim brotherhood, which hates israel and, in fact, they want to teach the kids to hate the jews and he's said of the united states that barak obama is a liar. we're giving the united states 20 of these f-16s. is that a good idea? hannity last night had a fighter pilot on who showed just what a lethal machine this is and now egypt has got 20 of them coming. >> it's equipped with a internally mounted 20-millimeter bulk and can infant this is the size of a 20-millimeter shell and it can fire these shells at the rate of 100 rounds per minute. in addition to being effective air combat mission, the f-16 can deliver a pretty good knockout punch to a target on the ground because it can carry a pretty hefty load of ordinance on pylons underneath the wings. this pylon on our aircraft here, there is provisions for another pylon on either side of this one and on these three pylons under each woo wing, the aircraf
Jan 7, 2013 7:00am PST
-lami. >> this is an in your face nomination from the president to those of us who are supportive of israel. >> reporter: openly gay nominee who chuck hagel called openly grifsly gay. and barney frank, who may end up as a temporary senator during the confirmation hearings says i cannot think of any other minority group in the u.s. today where such a negative statement in 1998 would not be an obstacle. a defense secretary who wore the uniform and who will be comfortable standing up to the generals. and debate with those generals over afghanistan troop levels became quite contentious in 2010. in a new book, the president's former afghanistan commander, general stanley mcchrystal noted what he called the emergence of an unfortunate deficit of trust between the white house and the department of defense. the president will make these nominations formal after lunch today, matt. initial choice for cia before he actually even took the oath of office, but a lot of groups on the left were upset with brennan's positions on torture at the time. those are things that brennan has since cleared up. matt? >> chuck todd
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Jan 7, 2013 11:00am EST
talks with hamas, some say he is not pro- israel enough. it has a number of republicans lined up against him in opposition. >> he has long severed ties with the republican party. this is an in-your-face nomination by the president. i do not know what is management experience is regarding the pentagon. i think it is an incredibly controversial choice. rich: this sets up a big fight in the u.s. senate. this at a time when those automatic defense cuts have been delayed for two months and that fiscal cliff deal. there are major questions in washington on defense spending going forward. this is a pretty timely opponent or appointment for the president when you consider all that is going on with not only the federal budget, but the defense budget. connell: thank you, rich edson. dagen: let's bring in matt welch. how do these nominations play into, again, the defense cuts that are on tap and other cuts that are on hand? >> first of all, happy birthday. congratulations on being able to drink. [ laughter ] dagen: you are welcome back every day. >> it will be on march 1 or february 28 right now. t
Jan 12, 2013 5:00am PST
moses is just as sacred a figure to muslim egypt as he is to jewish israel or christian america or the whole world. it was quite a thing in times like we live in when well for one thing there's great tension between egypt and israel. to realize that there was a man who steps across all these boundaries. >> did your wife go to egypt with you chuck? >> no no. she didn't go to egypt. i wish she had, though ed because on my way there, i got to stop in rome and they let me spaend hour with my hands on the original of this moses by michelangelo, and it made me realize, really, i guess, why winston churchill once said about moses is his life was the greatest single stride forward in human destiny. >> didn't charlgton heston cast frazier heston in a movie recently? >> no, no. i with us responsible for the boy, not for the casting. i think he's about ready to go and read his own clipping. >> good night, frazier, good night. good night, boy. >> there's quite a story about that casting. when mr. demill found out we were going do have a baby he said he could play t
Jan 27, 2013 6:00am PST
as too quick to suggest cuts at the pentagon and too conciliatory to israel. and president o joining me now retired u.s. army general stanley mcchrystal. author of "my share of the task" and retired u.s. air force general michael hayden. i'm the only one without a military title here today. thank you, all, for joining us. i want to start out with chuck hagel. he is top on the minds at the pentagon i think. from what you know of chuck hagel and he would be the first enlisted man ever to run the pentagon, the first vietnam vet, from what you know, what sort of reception would he get from the military? >> i think it would be fine. i know senator haggel. he was a member -- and not a universal condition -- he was a member you could talk to, but on a personal base have a candid exchange of views. you could always speak with him and frankly given my time in uniform, that's a tremendous attribu attribute. i think will work out well. >> you wrote in your book about the trust deficit that happens when the military gets used to a new person. you were talking about the president at the time. but i
Jan 12, 2013 1:30pm EST
, in israel, in europe, in the baa baa -- bahamas, and, oh, a friend, and writers would not let it go. i'm reading this stuff, trying to track down every rumor, every story, and, you know, the credible witnesses include al capone's piano tuner who gives an interview in which he says he was tuning the piano when al and kennedy met together. they were -- they include the ex-wife of a chicago mobster who says, yeah, yeah, my husband was a good friend of joe kennedy. they included people who came out of the wood work to talk to me, including someone in a penitentiary in canada who insisted that his grand uncle had been killed by kennedy who was in partnership with truman as a bootlegger. [laughter] you know, how did bootlegging -- where did they get the booze? none of it made sense. it was one credible piece of data, one credible, and that was that a -- the canadian government was great during this whole thing. they didn't give a damn. they supported as much booze as possible coming across the border as long as the shippers paid an excise tax before they slipped it into the united states. jo
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Jan 23, 2013 4:00pm EST
the president of the costa rica and the governor of the bank of israel will be on with liz. you don't want to miss that. apple is trading right now after-hours, apple at 485. what a drop. sandra: "money" with melissa francis is next. david: see you tomorrow. >> announcer: you never know when, but thieves can steal your identity and turn your life upside down. >> hi. >> hi. you know, i can save you 15% today if you open up a charge card account with us. >> you just read my mind. >> announcer: just one little piece of information and they can open bogus accounts, stealing your credit, your money and ruining your reputation. that's why you need lifelock to relentlessly protect what matters most... [beeping...] helping stop crooks before your identity is attacked. and now you can have the most comprehensive identity theft protection available today... lifelock ultimate. so for protection you just can't get anywhere else, get lifelock ultimate.
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Jan 30, 2013 1:00pm PST
sanctions, his views toward israel, hamas and hezbollah, and that there is wide and deep concern about his policies. >> reporter: now, one of his more infamous remarks is a snide reference to what he called the jewish lobby so chuck snuimer of new york after hagel apologized for previous statements and positions. senator schumer agreed to support him as did barbara boxer. but many analysts don't like the pre-hearing conversion. >> all of a sudden the candidate for high office in any administration has a sudden transformation and repudiates everything he has in his life and anything he ever said. >> reporter: almost lance armstrong like. but now the white house is gearing up support and supporters in advance of tomorrow's confirmation hearing. >> eric: thank you, jim. >> the president is puck for fashion action on immigration reform but critics insisting we have to secure the border first. my next guest is one of them. he is representing a group of immigration agents suing the president over policy changes they say prevent them from doing their jobs. with us now, more chris crane. thanks fo
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